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Campus Overload: October 3, 2010 - October 9, 2010

Admissions officers not impressed by pricey service trips

Guest blogger Emily Stephen, a high school senior, examines the latest trend in college admissions: Paying big bucks to volunteer in a foreign country.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 8, 2010; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags:  Admissions, Georgetown, Yale  
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Evolving dorm sleepover rules

In researching visitation policies, I came across lots of interesting rules -- from short paragraph-long ones to extensive page-long ones. Opposite sex vs. same sex. Overnight vs. cohabitation. Underclassmen vs. upperclassmen. Single-sex dorms vs. coed ones.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 8, 2010; 1:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Howard, University of West Virginia  
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The $86K University of Wisconsin kegger

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By Jenna Johnson  | October 6, 2010; 11:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags:  University of Wisconsin  
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Already broke? Go find a campus job

You are one of several thousand able young adults on campus. Most of you are broke. Competition for jobs is stiff. But don't fear -- with a little creativity, you can find the job of your dreams. Well, a job, anyway.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 5, 2010; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  College 101  | Tags:  University of Illinois  
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New Haven police accused of brutality during Yale party raid

Early Saturday morning, New Haven police officers and SWAT team members burst into a private party hosted by Yale College undergraduates at a night club near campus, Elevate. The officers arrested five students, three of whom were taken to jail.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 5, 2010; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Yale  
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Study: Teens having safer sex than baby boomers

Those over the age of 40 -- let's call them baby boomers and ignore the fact that they are also likely your parents -- are least likely to use condoms.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 4, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  University of Indiana  
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